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Thursday, June 10, 2010 – Happy Birthday, Mom!

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:

Up Front:

Transformers 3: 3D Release Confirmed, Villain And Plot Details Revealed, The End Of The Trilogy [via Slash Film]


FBI Opens Investigation Into iPad AT&T Security Breach [via Geekosystem]
iPad Makes Itself …

Backbreaker Review: It’s No Madden, But Maybe That’s Okay

505 Games
Developer: NaturalMotion
PS3, Xbox 360
ESRB rating: E for Everyone
System reviewed on: Xbox 360

Console-based football games are in a tough position. EA Sports has the NFL license all locked up until 2012 so for any would-be competitor to attempt to compete with the Madden series, it needs to be radically …

Warners Begin Developing Green Lantern Sequel, Flash Movie

Moving appropriately quickly, Warners has hired the writing team behind next summer’s Green Lantern movie to develop not only a Lantern sequel, but also a movie based on DC Comics’ fastest man alive, The Flash.

Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim, who co-wrote the final script for Lantern, will write treatments for both …

Google Voice to be Integrated Into Gmail for VoIP Calls?

Back in 2005, a useful communications service called GrandCentral was launched. With it, you could get yourself a single phone number that got forwarded to any or all of your other phone numbers and featured some cool bells and whistles such as different voicemail greetings depending upon who was calling you—friends, family, …

The Daily Dose

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:

Up Front:

What Stan Lee Thinks Of Donald Glover’s Spider-Man Casting Campaign [via MTV Splash Page]


Apple’s Worst Security Break: 114,000 iPad Owners Exposed [via Gawker]
AdMob CEO: Apple’s New Mobile Advertising Rules Will Hurt Developers …

Double Jump: Five Great Movies Adapted from Video Games

Unless there’s a sudden technology breakthrough brewing that no one knows about, movies will always be missing the core element of video gaming: pressing a button (or providing some other kind of input) to make stuff happen on a screen. Still, film can accomplish things with gaming-centric adaptations that aren’t inherent to the …

Free SNES Emulator for iPad Uses iPhone as Controller

This may be one of the more expensive ways, from a hardware standpoint, to get a SNES emulator up and running but if you have an iPad and an iPhone (both jailbroken, of course) then SNES (HD) may be worth checking out.

The basic idea is that you load your SNES roms into a specific folder on your jailbroken iPad and then connect …

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